‘Fake news’ is a meaningless term that is used for anti-democratic propaganda. We should all stop using it.
Zimbabwe's upcoming elections potentially marks the start of a new order in the country, where the stakes are extremely high.
Scientists have never been more needed to challenge division, misinformation and harassment online.
Croatia lost to France but has won unprecedented public exposure.
Fans are shifting their consumption of the World Cup online.
The television presenter and the scientist are having an argument about God on Twitter, and Morgan is getting a lot of stick. That's not fair.
Twitter posts and messages on WhatsApp can come back to haunt you, even years later.
A snap poll intended to boost the Turkish president's power has stirred up online opposition to his increasing authoritarianism.
Bots and fake accounts on Twitter helped sway the U.S. presidential election in 2016. Here's how the social media platform has purportedly tried, and failed, to combat threats to democracy.
A Twitter account used for official purposes is a public forum protected by the First Amendment, a federal judge has ruled.
The sustainability of the news media is a precondition for good journalism in the public interest. Thus, economic questions should form part of discussions of press freedom.
Simulation models show just how effectively fake news and propaganda can shift opinions.
Are online trolls as bad as we think? New research reveals that most online news comments contribute positively to the conversation.
The positive mood of tweets varies with time of day and season, but it's consistently higher in parks than in built-up areas, where people are more likely to express anger and fears.
Six things you can do to control your social media addiction.
A furious Twitter row between a TV personality and South African politician about slavery sheds light on the failings of arguments in 280 characters.
Twitter provides a low-cost, easy to access platform for teachers to connect with other teachers, gain support and find resources that fit their specific professional development needs.
The Communications Decency Act was passed in 1996, seven years before the debut of MySpace. It helped online publishing grow – and to escape consequences for the way users might be harmed.
A new report unpacks the complex role social media play in the lives of Indigenous Australians.
Human rights abuses might be embedded in the business model that has evolved for social media companies in their second decade.